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so artificially has to maintain the. fuselage on this plane now what happens of course the weight will naturally falls the nose up and then it goes into a stall position so the software brings the nose of the aircraft down so this but what's happening is repeated commands are going into the system and so it's going like this this this and then on the power the aircraft is drilling into the ground amount what's been happening julian bray aviation security airline operations and transportation expert thank you so much for your time thank you. that's our wrap up of the day's top news for now but don't forget you can always find us on many of your favorite social media platforms like twitter and facebook for up to the minute reports.
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we'll. leave. when we have a new baby we will often hang a hang
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a blanket and the baby will go into there thinking it's the shape of the mother and put his head out to suckle and i think it's the texture on the face and head to appoint the mother so that he'll put his hand on that instinct to put his head out so we can get the bottle to get him to. lose the local pub was being with us all two weeks to the day actually it was two weeks ago today that we rescued with ok and so we crossed the ten day mark i mean he arrived she had very young very vulnerable and we didn't know it was going to be touch and go. and live. the bright. if their mothers baby elephants can't survive in the wild without help
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run like some other animals elephants won't really young that isn't. roxy duncan's founded a center for wolf and animals to help them get back on their feet and prepare them to return to the wild. to figure out a way to go there because. it . is so the elephants start off the day when the sun rises early in the morning the handlers come they clean out the stables they feed the fence and then they let them out and they walk with them from the nursery. to the bush which is a three hundred take to pisa version bush that they've got to themselves just them and listen a few and to look so they come here in the morning they roam around freely together
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they feed they eat range of things leaves roots grass different things and they feed. drink water they also swim. in the mud just do things that elephants do and they do it together as a herd so they come here every day and then when it starts getting dark at about four or five o'clock they'll start walking together with they had back to the nursery. old we got a phone call to say that there was this very young elephant that it been all fun and he is a victim of teaching in the south for the country and he was found a learn but in an area where they is. currently it's very very hot down there it's a very hostile environment to be a tough environment so we sent
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a plane and we collected him. once on the airplane usually depending on the administer a few other critical components to making sure that the elephants about how the hof to ryall as. it can be it can be one of the most challenging things because you're in a small airplane you have a hundred to one hundred fifty you know elephants that is in the plane with you and the change in air pressure at the pumps it can make it can make these journeys very difficult. so we got him and. put him on the for me that he was he and within realized that he's a very very young calf he has no teeth he doesn't know how to use his truncates he's
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coordination is not they it sigh estimates him to be i estimated we're using a moco is twenty six gold this is a human formula and we found that this formula. it's not perfect but it works ok. this is calcium. elephants need a huge amount of calcium for their bones so this is actually. dark calcium phosphate and it's been specifically measured. so that we know exactly how much she needs every day so she gets two of these skips it read a. what we also add is some. coconut milk unfortunately it's not fraƮche but we don't have coconuts in zimbabwe so we have to use the. the term and the turned one.
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i mean we go. to find the baby. the one awake during mate with the new ball by spending time about it and then we do the dishes. but i'm thinking clearly the limpopo. is so good his limpopo is a little one i'm sure about the one thousand and two exploded i'm not quite sure i do he's doing so well it is hard to work with these. young. elephants. it's a tough choice sure. we're trying our best to drink first family moved to zimbabwe more than a hundred years ago for five generations they've tried to live in harmony with nature and keep it pristine for their descendants but it is damage that simple
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objective has become a real mission. where the wildlife sanctuary it's on it's been developed on a family farm so i'm a fourth generation zimbabwean my family moved four generations ago and we've been on this ever since this. is a commercial operation and there are about two and a half thousand people living on this property. we've been looking after animals led by my mother she has been doing the work on that for more than twenty years but the slightly different because they can be a lot easier and they have the same lifetime as an elephant but when she decided to take on this work of looking after the often elephants. we were very excited about
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it of course but also a little bit nervous because it's such a lifetime commitment and it's a huge responsibility and a massive weight on all of our soul shoulders that it was one of happiness because we. but also of nervousness of that lifetime commitment to looking after these animals which can live for sixty or seventy years. i very much as with the weapon so there's still a problem in this area yes very it's a problem was in his will between our parts was you discovered several friends yeah with the able to talk to me yes it was that it was
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a twenty short you know they have to be i thought ok yes so they shoot the elephants painting hunting rifles we're going to get a great was out today we're going to be able to use the excess to chop off big excess and they cut the face he cut to the fifty forming. yeah. our first rescue was a little elephant to morrow who was a victim of poaching and she was a tiny tiny little elephant and we didn't know very much about raising elephants at that time so i had done a lot of research and a lot of reading about how to raise baby elephants not realizing quite how different they are to all the other a million species that i had raised before and i've raised a lot of animals before it really was a big shock and i literally lived that elephant for months and months and months and it was a combination of all of. the physical obviously of of
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a night but also her emotional needs were significant and i found that i was able to really. engage with her and empathize with her. and become a mom. i needed to be her mother. you know i'll never i'll never forget that moment of seeing this little baby elephant run up to me lift up her trunk and it was it was a moment of recognition it was a moment where we kind of realized the bag i realize the magnitude and the responsibility of the work that my mother was doing and why was no nearly four. nearly five years old and she is a strong healthy elephant and again i think that's what is really powerful about this project is it's a legacy project these animals. they live to sixty seventy eighty years old
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my mom isn't going to be around to see these animals when they're in there with him in the hallway. this is the sun is up. with us for four years. and he had a broken back late. now it's healing you see is that cliff's leg was broken and fused to him. but he can still walk ok. but you can see where it was. and so he said it's a two and nine years old now so he's the oldest one in the school and this is boyle she is not nearly five years it will take. all. the. young elephants have come to us. best specially brutal poaching incidents because sadly the baby elephants often do see their mothers only be killed but also be cut
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up and orchard. and that's terrible i mean they carry that with them and sometimes we've had cases where very elephants have been rescued and brought to us and physically there's nothing wrong with them but they are just so heartbroken they can literally die from a broken heart. i do believe elephant smile i see it in these little ones they hold they show expression changes and this little mouse. they look up and i look at you like this i met the whole the whole expression changes and that the ears evenly when they're smiling. i have no science. to prove that i can't
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and i can say yes elephant smile they don't smile for me with my observations of behavior when an elephant is happy particularly a baby their whole face lights up and it's just it's just it's so special to watch . illegals.
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. we know with this little infant i'll be happy why best bozo's. soon my children it's bad to say i'm. sure there would be any elephant all animal but it seems like.
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the most difficult parts of the job would be. to make a decision. which i don't do very often and i don't take this decision lightly of when to say enough is enough when a baby has become so compromised and is suffering that we have to make the decision to put that animal to sleep. i then have to be strong for the animal i have to be strong for my team i have to be strong for the family but i have my own pain and i can only. deal with my own pain privately. it may be thirty or forty years old walking along
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a in twenty seventeen october one hundred twelve. but when seventeen. we discovered that if we were paid to take elephants which were killed by say you need quis in. india they say no it was to visit or hearing it in plastic bags of bread used to bridge when the brain just. was dropping some moisture from the part of the oranges which waned in a part of the plastics so i think that diesel would be one which i tended to be using this. from a far distance in the old they were also coming from the what a point. to the fitting.
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in twenty seventeen china imposed on task every imports however the number of elephants being killed is not diminishing every year african customs service is destroyed dozens of tons of ivory confiscated from poachers. and butchers were killed we. had one. of them from a crossbench actually be. there trust reports. and how many pieces and then when they were there were.
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more divorce in each case than was. about feeling from fifty to. fifty. in this in this part of the country which is northwest in zimbabwe close to victoria falls we have leased a vast expanse of land called the panda mystery forest and the reason we have leased this piece of land is specifically for us to have an area where we can. but we also wanted to make an impact on the wild elephant populations that are living there and have been persecuted in the past not only by coaching but by hunting as well we moved the elephants the first six elephants from the nursery near to.
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all the way up to here to panama city eighteen hour journey it was quite a quite a big one and quite complicated but it went very well and all of the elephants survived and very well. when we brought the elephants here from. the truck came here and we we offloaded them here not at the top because we we were worried that. if the truck was going up the hill that it would get stuck so we were worried about it getting stuck instead of that we we built this and this . so then the truck arrived and then we offloaded them and they walked themselves off into here and then they just spent one or two days here. while they were settling in and then after that one or two days reopen the gate and we walked them into that they've stayed since but we still use the sometimes if we need to keep
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them here the water is here so they come to drink coulson the day. all the way to consume a national park and then across to botswana so it's a very big area surrounded by a protected area yeah that's what makes it so important for elephants is because it's right in the middle of a network of different protected areas so and it was not safe before from hunting and poaching so it was difficult for elephants to connect does areas now that it's safe and secure creates a much bigger area so in terms of the small puzzle of areas this is the middle piece and the last piece which we've now secured that's very good for elephants but for all other animals it's meant to be. hello go second go. you know so i can go right good go right.
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good go. and go. thank you for it and this is better no problem no. that's good. either growing bigger. and they've said to say it's all been extremely nicely said they have adapted to the new food in your environment they're starting to interact and communicate with the other wild elephants we now allowing them to go further and further away from the bahamas but it is a slow process and we are taking it very slowly and carefully because they are such big and complex animals so this work is about the protection of land for these rescued elephants first and foremost but there is a lot of benefits for the wild elephants that live on that land and move through that land which they can do now safely and freely.
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this is. safe within the fence and the elephants are sleeping inside the night and then over here where we are now is outside in the wild area and that's where there's all kinds of wild elephants wild animals elephants lions buffalo but the whole that's the safe. side yes the wild area so that's where the wild elephants can come out and then they can meet with these elephants in the night we've taken some of the dung of the elephants of the big adult female elephant and we've put it outside the fenced area and the reason for us doing that is when. the wild elephants are coming around del smell that and they'll smell a female elephant and they can tell and then they will be more interested to interact with these elephants and it's very important for these elephants that
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interact. wild elephants so that one day when they're in the bush they've got their friends who are in the bush understand the laws of the wild so that's why we're doing that is for the wild elephants to get to know these elephants more and more. with. elephants are an important symbol in the culture and the heritage of our country and it was one of the inspirations for why my mom started the zimbabwe elephant nursery. it was a opportunity to tell a conservation story that often isn't told something that is so that is positive
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that has that has far reaching implications and i think for myself as a zimbabwean it's really powerful to see how a project. how far a project can reach and this is a symbol for a positive conservation story and it's about. elephants in zimbabwe are looked upon as a commodity at this point and that is a culture that i would like to try and change and i would like more people to try and understand it but in zimbabwe. the animals. think. they sentence and they they just say majesty and that is one of the reasons why we have this necessity is to try and impart that sense of wonder amongst people in
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zimbabwe that they're not not. just as meat hole as ivory. yeah when the elephants leave us they'll be very mixed emotions of course we we've cared for these elephants for nearly five years now and we care about them but at the same time our mission has always for them been for them to go back to the wild and so it will be mixed emotions for sure. we'll be very happy when they are living wild and free with their wild compared to its in the bush but we'll miss them of course i can't i can't live that i would miss them you know we will miss them of course but most of all we'll be happy for them that they are free in the wild.
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after the previous stage of my career was over everyone wondered what i was going to do next the the ball different clubs on one hand it is logical to sort of go from fields where everything is familiar on the other i want to the new challenge and a fresh perspective i'm used to surprising people and us old or not if you think. i'm going to talk about football not for you or else you can think i was going to go. by the way what is it that sliding here. this brace for
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